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man in the kitchen

Man in the Kitchen: Short Order Cook in a Commuter Marriage

Ken Carlton shares his first in a series of ruminations on food and life ...
sweet potatoes

The Simplest Sweet Potato Side Dish

This simple to prepare but delectable sweet potato side dish will have your guests asking for more.

French Outdoor Markets: Easy Recipes to Treat Yourself with Spring’s Bounty

Celebrate deconfinement with a responsible visit to your local French market. The spring bounty is ripe for the picking and a chef's delight.

Man in the Kitchen: Simple Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce

This is a great meal you can crank out in less than 15 minutes. Prep: Pour wine. Music on. Cell phone off. Cooking has never been more real or joyous.
raised on homemade meatballs

Man in the Kitchen: Meatball Raised and Tested

I wrote a tell-all memoir for an Italian chef in New York who claimed, as his greatest influence, his mother’s recipe for meatballs. In fact, read enough chef memoirs and you’ll learn that EVERY chef worth his salt attributes his success to his mother’s meatballs. That includes me and I’m not even Italian.
bacon green bean bundles

Bacon and Green Bean Bundles in Brown Sugar Glaze

Everyone will love these delicious green bean bundles wrapped in smoky bacon and topped with a buttery brown sugar glaze.
Chestnut puree

Madeleine’s Chestnut Puree (Purée de Châtaignes)

Here's a simple recipe for chestnut purée, or purée de châtaignes, to serve as a side dish or use in other recipes.
weeknight recipes

Easy Weeknight Recipes Perfect for Fall!

An American food lover and blogger in Paris shows us how to turn fall fruits and vegetables into easy and delicious weeknight recipes.
macaroni salad

Ken’s Basic Macaroni Salad Recipe

Here's a simple recipe you can whip up quickly for a barbeque or al fresco dinner party and leave guests asking for more.